Fda yr2 Professional Practice Work Placement(s) Reflection Hospital Commision 

After the College was contacted by the Matron from the local hospital rehab ward asking if they could commision some art from students myself and another student (Beth-a 3rd year) became involved, (later to include Aemon-also 3rd year). After a few emails myself and Beth went to the ward to meet our client and view … More Fda yr2 Professional Practice Work Placement(s) Reflection Hospital Commision 

Fda yr2 Professional Practice Work Placement(s) Reflection

Post Office Mural Commision. Contacted through the College I was asked to engage in a commission for a local post office, to make design’s for the two external walls based around the post office and local landmarks. making motifs featuring local coastguard, piece, donkeys etc. these would be sprayed onto board using stencils, with the … More Fda yr2 Professional Practice Work Placement(s) Reflection

Manet (arguably) discovered impressionist painting by accident.

“It was common to try to paint large canvases in order to get noticed at the annual Salon exhibitions,” she says. “He was having trouble making larger paintings that featured the concentrated simplifications of light effects that interested him. Then he decided that some of his sketches had a looser painting style he could continue … More Manet (arguably) discovered impressionist painting by accident.

New piece, born out’v frustration

Started working on this, oil on canvas cimposition which was borne out’v my frustration with my failed self portrait attempt after ‘glazegate’ and perceived  failings at oil painting in general…recently been having that “i cant be fucked with oil painting” talk…”I’m gonna go back to using acrylics n jus printing  n shit!!”. But still I … More New piece, born out’v frustration

Self portrait (take2)

So, after ruining the progress of my first self portrait attempt thanks to my glazing fresh oil paints incident I bravely gave it another go…reworking that which could be salvaged and reinterpreting all else. I’m glad I didn’t abandoned it because it shows how far I’ve come as an artist, before if I didn’t feel … More Self portrait (take2)

Other places of interest I visited in Shoreditch 

Aswell as enjoying the abundant street art on offer in Shoreditch I visited a few other galleries, fostering links and attended an Arts fair organised by artists. it was a good chance to network and talk directly with other artist’s who are perhaps a little further along in thereliance career than myself. it was an … More Other places of interest I visited in Shoreditch 

Self Portrait 

To help enable me to get better with portraiture and to practice noses (my nemisis) my Leturer suggested I should have a go at a self portrait. Other than the one time I did me, in a Judge Dredd style scene when I was 13 in GCSE art this would be my first self portrait. … More Self Portrait